I. ROM 4:5 is commonly theorized to teach that the sinner's faith is not a work on the part of the sinner since work is there juxtaposed to belief.
A. The same crowd commonly affirms that eternal life is gained by grace and not works. B. They also affirm that the unsaved sinner is regenerated and acquires righteousness
because of his belief.
C. However, if ROM 4:5 is teaching that faith and work are always mutually exclusive
concepts, then it is also teaching that a person should never do go...